FDA Alert Product Recall Intravenous Products From Claris Lifesciences Also Marketed Under the Names of of Sagent, Pfizer and West-Ward - Contamination FDA Alert Product Recall Intravenous Products From Claris Lifesciences Also Marketed Under the Names of of Sagent, Pfizer and West-Ward - Contamination

  Two of the drugs are in the antibiotic area and one other is used to treat nausea relating to chem...

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Saturday, May 29, 2010

We Don’t Need Any More Medical Records Systems – Code For Cures And Move Over to Life Sciences To Hack Genes We Don’t Need Any More Medical Records Systems – Code For Cures And Move Over to Life Sciences To Hack Genes

This point was made by Juan Enriquez, managing director at Boston-based Excel Venture Management, an...

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Saturday, May 29, 2010

Dental Implants Using Body’s Own Stem Cells To Grow Them – Regenerative Dentistry In the Works Dental Implants Using Body’s Own Stem Cells To Grow Them – Regenerative Dentistry In the Works

Ok put me at the head of the line for this.  I have gone through and have dental implants so I know ...

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Friday, May 28, 2010

Teva To Stop Manufacturing Propofol – With No US Manufacturers Left FDA Approved Import From Europe Teva To Stop Manufacturing Propofol – With No US Manufacturers Left FDA Approved Import From Europe

If this drug name sounds familiar, think back a short while to Michael Jackson, this was the drug th...

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Friday, May 28, 2010

More Children’s Medicine at J and J Recalled – We Need Ability to Scan Products With Our Phones - Be Sure to Vote More Children’s Medicine at J and J Recalled – We Need Ability to Scan Products With Our Phones - Be Sure to Vote

As consumers this would be nice to be able to scan products and not have to worry about missing a re...

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Friday, May 28, 2010

City of Hope And Doctors Dispute with Law Suits - Board Representation Issues At Hand And Of Course the Money City of Hope And Doctors Dispute with Law Suits - Board Representation Issues At Hand And Of Course the Money

As the article mentions here there’s a lot at stake with many other hospitals in California sitting ...

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Friday, May 28, 2010

Business Intelligence Software Breakdown At Beckman Coulter – Algorithms gone Rogue and Data House Repair Business Intelligence Software Breakdown At Beckman Coulter – Algorithms gone Rogue and Data House Repair

This is a good article to read on how things in the data houses get mangled without appropriate plan...

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Friday, May 28, 2010

McKesson Is the Next Company To Raise Investor Dividends – Does Portfolio Management Mean Better Care? McKesson Is the Next Company To Raise Investor Dividends – Does Portfolio Management Mean Better Care?

The CEO says they are committed “to our portfolio” approach with capital development”.  Does this me...

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Friday, May 28, 2010

Why Can’t Safety Rules and Laws Keep Up With Biotech – Congress And Others Can’t Keep Up with Technology Why Can’t Safety Rules and Laws Keep Up With Biotech – Congress And Others Can’t Keep Up with Technology

How do you create laws to protect citizens in areas where you are not familiar?  That’s a very good...

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Friday, May 28, 2010

Tri-Care Left Out On Adding Children to Health Insurance – Mistake That Needs To Be Fixed Tri-Care Left Out On Adding Children to Health Insurance – Mistake That Needs To Be Fixed

We have by now probably all heard about the new provision whereby children are allowed to remain on...

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Friday, May 28, 2010

The Next Phase of Accelerometers – Sensors In Healthcare that Detect Motion Like What’s in Your Iphone The Next Phase of Accelerometers – Sensors In Healthcare that Detect Motion Like What’s in Your Iphone

If you have an IPhone, then you know what I am talking about as it reacts to how it is positioned.  ...

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Thursday, May 27, 2010

Sebelius Urges Employers to Expand Health Plans While Many Companies Are Looking At Paying Fines Instead Of Offering Employee Benefits– Cheaper that Way Sebelius Urges Employers to Expand Health Plans While Many Companies Are Looking At Paying Fines Instead Of Offering Employee Benefits– Cheaper that Way

The problem here is the math or the algorithms used in Business Plans don’t match so knowledge of He...

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Thursday, May 27, 2010

Microsoft Tag Officially Out of Beta – New Features And Tag Format Added - Suggestions for Healthcare/FDA Use Microsoft Tag Officially Out of Beta – New Features And Tag Format Added - Suggestions for Healthcare/FDA Use

If you have been reading here at the Medical Quack I have several posts on how Tags can work in heal...

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Thursday, May 27, 2010

Health Insurance Rate Hikes For Most Pretty Much All Look Like Double Digits – Employer Provided Insurance Health Insurance Rate Hikes For Most Pretty Much All Look Like Double Digits – Employer Provided Insurance

Aetna and Blue Shield are each increasing premiums 18% on average this year, but some  Aetna custome...

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Thursday, May 27, 2010

Fat Baby in Indonesia Has a 2 Pack A Day Smoking Habit – Company Offers Family A Car If He Quits Fat Baby in Indonesia Has a 2 Pack A Day Smoking Habit – Company Offers Family A Car If He Quits

This is a strange post and obviously I don’t think we would see any chance of something like this here in the US, otherwise the parents woul...

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Thursday, May 27, 2010

AstraZeneca And NIH Working Together on Research For Drug Induced Liver Injury – Public-Private Partnership AstraZeneca And NIH Working Together on Research For Drug Induced Liver Injury – Public-Private Partnership

This is something we all worry about when taking drugs as the liver is the organ that usually stands...

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Wednesday, May 26, 2010
 
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